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'To Strengthen a Nation' Episode 8: Emergency Response
May 7, 2020
'To Strengthen a Nation' Episode 8: Emergency Response

Newest installment of American Legion history video series explores organization’s relief efforts.

To Strengthen America, Episode 7: Children & Youth
Mar 19, 2020
To Strengthen America, Episode 7: Children & Youth

The video highlights The American Legion’s early mission to support children left orphaned, or whose homes were disrupted, after World War I.

Post 130 commander receives centennial proclamation from mayor
Feb 8, 2020
Post 130 commander receives centennial proclamation from mayor

Commander Jay B. Spurlock III proudly accepted the American Legion Centennial Celebration proclamation from Dr....

Historic Paris Post 1energizes a new generation
Jan 8, 2020
Historic Paris Post 1energizes a new generation

Bryan Schell looks forward to helping Post 1 extend its vision into a second century, propelled by a history that includes dedicated service in two world wars.

To Strengthen a Nation 6: Americanism
Dec 19, 2019
To Strengthen a Nation 6: Americanism

Episode 6 shares the original reasons the organization made “Americanism” a pillar value.

Gingerbread house reflects Connecticut post's legacy
Dec 17, 2019
Gingerbread house reflects Connecticut post's legacy

A family in Wilton honors the centennial of Post 86 and its support in the community.

Plaque commemorates 100th American Legion national convention
Dec 12, 2019
Plaque commemorates 100th American Legion national convention

On Pearl Harbor Day, about 25 members of the American Legion Family, primarily from the 4th and 5th districts, gathered at Peavey Plaza to unveil and dedicate the plaque and to read a proclamation from Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.

Order your centennial coin in time for Christmas gifting
Dec 12, 2019
Order your centennial coin in time for Christmas gifting

Order by Dec. 19 to ensure delivery before Christmas.

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